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  • LJonthebay
    Jul 12, 2012
      --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Ishiyama Gen'tarou Yori'ie <ishiyama@...> wrote:
      > What about the hitoe? The Mitsuo Kure "red book" shows a Kamakura
      > era daimon hitatare with two under-layers of hitoe that only come
      > down to mid-thigh. I know the text of this book is riddled with
      > errors, so I'm never quite sure what to think.

      IIRC, that garment might be hiked up to that length and held in place with himo, but I'd have to go look at the picture again.

      Seconding Andy's comment - the photos are useful, the translation and complete lack of bibliography are profoundly unhappy making.

      Saionji Shonagon
      West Kingdom
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